Career-related tips and resources
What is an informational interview?
An informational interview is an informal conversation with someone working in an area that interests you who will give you information and advice about a job or occupation.
Step 1: Identifying People to Interview
Are you looking to get ready for your next interview? Check out these top 5 interview tips that will get you on track.
1) Research the Organization
Look at the organization’s website and LinkedIn page to identify recent news, …
Why use LinkedIn?
LinkedIn helps you learn about companies and industries, find and apply for jobs and internships, and build a strong professional network.
Did you know?
You are 11 times more likely to have your profile viewed if there …
So, what’s an elevator pitch?
An elevator pitch is a short summary used to quickly capture who you are, what you’re interested in, and what you want. Overall, it is an introduction to yourself and your background. The name “elevator …
Keep and Maintain Records
Keep track of the jobs you apply to.
Contacts of employers, deadlines, etc.
Record-keeping will help you follow-up appropriately and in a timely fashion.
Plan to follow-up!
Manage Your Time
Define your schedule and set goals.
Job and Internship Search Sites
Looking to find a job or an internship? Check out these 5 resources to begin your search.
You can use Handshake to sign up for events, but it is also an excellent starting …
Top 5 Cover Letter Tips
Customize each cover letter to a specific position or purpose.
2) Keep it Brief:
The cover letter should NOT be longer than 1 page.
Divide into 3 or 4 paragraphs
Top 5 Resume Tips
Looking to get the job? Use these top 5 resume tips to create your best resume.
Customize each resume and cover letter to a specific job.
2) Keep it Simple
Avoid using multiple colors, …